Profile in Persecution: Jasim Mohamed AlMahroos

Jasim Mohamed AlMahroos was a 23-year-old student of religious studies at Hawza Ilmiyya in Qom, Iran when he was arbitrarily arrested by Bahraini authorities at the Bahrain International Airport while returning from Iran in 2018. During his detention, he was subject to torture and other human rights violations. He is currently held in Jau Prison,[…]

Bahrain: Joint Letter to EU Ahead of Meeting With Bahraini Delegation 

Re: EU-Bahrain Cooperation Agreement Must Depend on Human Rights Improvements Find PDF version Joseph Borrell, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy / Vice-President of the European Commission Eamon Gilmore, EU Special Representative for Human Rights Your Excellencies, In light of the meeting between Bahrain’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and[…]

Profile in Persecution: AbdulNabi AbdulHasan Khalil (Al-Sammak)

48-year-old AbdulNabi AbdulHasan Khalil, also known as AbdulNabi Al-Sammak, was a security guard at the Ministry of Education in Bahrain when he was arbitrarily arrested by the Bahraini authorities on 3 September 2020 because of reciting Ziyarat Ashura during the first 10 days of Muharram. He was sentenced to one year in prison later after[…]

Profile in Persecution: Mohamed AbdulNabi Abdulla (Al-Khoor)

Mohamed AbdulNabi Abdulla, also known as Mohamed Al-Khoor, was an 18-year-old law student at the University of Bahrain, in addition to working as a bus driver, when he was arbitrarily arrested by Bahraini authorities on 29 August 2014. During his detention, he was subjected to several human rights violations. He is currently held at the[…]

Open letter to President Biden on Bahrain

Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) Executive Director Husain Abdulla sent a letter to President Joseph Biden on making human rights and democratization as priority of US policy when it comes to US-Bahrain relations. The full letter (PDF version): January 20, 2021 President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. The White House 1600 Pennsylvania[…]